OpenGL ES 2.0 emphasizes a programmable 3D graphics pipeline (comparing to fixed-function pipeline of OpenGL ES 1.1).

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How can I build a C++11 vertex attribute class?

How would you build a flexible and efficient vertex attribute class in C++11? What I have: Vertex attribute roles for using them in shaders: enum AttributeRole { VERTEX0, TEXCOORD0, ... ...
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OpenGL: Does it make sense to use an Index Buffer With GL_TRIANGLE_FAN?

When trying to draw circles in webGl (You can answer the question even in openGl terms, I'll understand both), I came across the TRIANGLE_FAN flag when calling either glDrawArrays (with only a vertex ...
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Emscripten / webgl lazy rendering?

I compiled existing opengl es 2.0 code to webgl using emscripten. In the desktop version there is lazy rendering mechanism that only renders when required which is basically just saying invalidate ...
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Bilinear filtering by sampling corners of a texel

I'm trying to do bilinear filtering in texels to get the convoluted value of a 3x3 block. Implemented as below: offsetx = 1/width offsety = 1/height Fragment shader: "varying vec2 vTextureCoord;\n"...
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How to know when Android OpenGL Context has been preserved?

I am implementing a pause menu for my game in Android. If the activity pauses and then resume, It lose the OpenGl context. However if you use setPreserveEGLContextOnPause(true) it MAY preserve the ...
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Opengles 2.0, Replace the black region in the image to make it transparent

I have two textures, Source image A and Overlay B, B is drawed on top of A, I want to replace the black color in B, then make the region of A visible, what should I do? This is my shader language: ...
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Optimal batching for 2D objects with transparency

I have a collection of 2d objects with transparency. Each object has a depth value to determine draw order and a material. I'm trying to batch them in an optimal way to minimize draw calls. Assume ...
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How can I describe a square in OpenGL ES 2.0?

I need to draw a Tic-Tac-Toe board in Xcode using OpenGL ES 2.0. I am new to graphics programming and can't find good information on drawing a square in opengl es in iOS. I looked at Ray's tutorials, ...
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OpenGL ES 2 inheriting issues [closed]

I am Having an issue where one of my classes will not inherit the other ones variable value. In the class which is inherited. It shows the value of the float just fine. But when I go to the Class ...
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Simple OpenGL ES 2 program fails

I'm stuck on a very simple OpenGL ES application from 2 days now. I am a "beginner" OpenGL developer, and this is my first attempt at the ES version on android. This is a VERY simple app, the usual ...
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how to temporarily turn off/on multisampling for an OpenGL ES 2.0 render context in Android?

In my OpenGL ES 2.0 Android app, I render to an EGL surface with >= 2 samples; I obtain this surface by passing: EGL14.EGL_SAMPLES, 2 as part of the attribute_list argument for egl.eglChooseconfig() ...
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Effect of vertex winding on normals and shading

I have implemented a Phong and Gourand shader for a triangle mesh that is being imported from an STL file. It appears to be working fairly allright but some triangles seem to be what I can only ...
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OpenGL ES 2.0 facet lighting

I am trying to figure out if there is a way to achieve facet lighting in OpenGL ES 2.0 without extensions. I know it is possible if I don't used indexed vertices but I don't really want to do that ...
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Calculated normals for mesh not working

I am trying to implement a 3D mesh viewer with C++ and OpenGL ES 2. I am currently struggling with the calculation of the normals for the vertices, or at least I think that is where the problem lies......
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blending with OpenGL glBlendFunc and glBlendEquation

I want to draw a bunch of images in front of a background. Where images overlap, I want those to be blended together (for now, using a mix of 0.5 source * 0.5 destination color every time an image ...
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Rendering sprites on a Mali-400 MP device

I started developing a small cross platform game engine using OpenGL, I am working actually on a sprite batch renderer. Everything is working fine on OS X, iOS, Win32, and some Android Devices. Here ...
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drawing a horizon / sky in OpenGL ES 2.0

I want to render a sky: My camera is at the origin, and I want there to be a white background for all world coordinates with z < 0 (would normally be considered y > 0, but I have a different ...
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Opengles 2.0 multi Textures fade out one by one

I have multi textures, A was drawed on top of B, B was on top of C ...., ( like Picture 1) .I want to fade out A first, then B will appear and fade out either... But when A fade out, background color ...
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OpenGL ES 2.0: Highly variable time spent in GLES20.glDrawArrays(). How to find the cause?

How can I debug why the time take to issue exactly the same GL commands to render a frame, especially the call to GLES20.glDrawArrays(), is highly variable even when there is no garbage collection and ...
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When I add in Java transformationMatrix I can't see images? [closed]

When I add in Java transformationMatrix I can't see images moving but when I remove it I can see why and how to fix it? Any ideas how to fix it? My Renderer class: public class Renderer { ...
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Texture coordinates for custom geometry in SceneKit ios9

I am trying to texture the a custom plane shape I created in scenekit on iOS9. I need the texture to spread out and stretch over the entire surface. I have a vertex and fragment shader on an ...
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Get Stencil buffer working iOS OpenGL ES 2.0

I have been trying to get this work but either get black screen or reporting error when using XCode to analyze the GL code like below. Any help appreciated. I am using Swift here if that making a ...
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Shaders: packing 4 textures into a single RGBA - slower?

I'm experiencing something really strange on an iOS mobile device. I have 4 textures, and after some profiling it seems, that doing four separate grayscale texture reads is faster, than reading the ...
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Stencil Buffer not working as expected in OpenGL ES 2.0 (Android)

I'm trying to get to grips with the stencil buffer. Apart from setting up viewport, camera, etc, my OpenGL ES 2.0 initialisation code is: GLES20.glDisable(GLES20.GL_CULL_FACE); GLES20.glDisable(...
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What's the best practice for a progress bar in OpenGL ES 2.0 (Android)

As the title says, what is the best practice for a progress bar in OpenGL ES 2.0 on Android ? My attempt: I make a texture (could be a single colour or otherwise), and then stretch that texture from ...
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Optimize drawing “different” sprites in OpenGL ES 2.0 (batching?)

I started experimenting with OpenGL ES 2.0, and I'm trying to figure out a way to optimize/batch sprite drawing, where sprites only have the texture in common, but differ in the following properties: ...
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How do I draw multiple irregular polygons with OpenGL ES?

In this post I was asking how to program a map of a Risk-like game. Now that the map is pretty coded, both client and server-side, I'd like to finally draw the map. I'll try to keep least broad as ...
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OpenGL ES 2.0 save data for next render cycle

I'm currently writing a simple game, that should be able to cope with moving and rendering a large number of ships (particles). I started benchmarking with a sprite system, but obviously it was to ...
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Do shader compilers typically know not to look up unused texture channels?

I have a texture that's from the color attachment of an FBO in OpenGL ES 2.0, so I have limited control over the number of channels in the image. Suppose I only need the color from the R channel of ...
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OpenGL ES 2.0 + Cairo HUD

I have posted this on StackOverflow before finding this Q&A so please excuse the double post but I think there will be more experts in terms of OpenGL around here. I am trying to render a HUD ...
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Setting up a Visual Studio project for OpenGL and OpenGL ES

I want to make a small game with OpenGL and glew for desktop, android and web. So far I know how to set up a project for opengl and a project for opengl es but I would like to have the game source ...
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How to deal with overlapping black parts of Light mask textures?

I am using this masking texture for a dynamic lighting effect in my game: It looks beautiful until two lights begin to overlap: This is obviously because the textures are overlapping when I draw ...
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AndEngine : Collision does not make line disappear

I have drawn the line between two sprites and there is a rectangle. When the line collides with rectangle the line should be invisible else the line should be visible. But i am having problem with ...
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Opengl Create FBO- fatal signal 11 error

in my android game, i want to render My scene in the FBO and a texture attached to it, and use that texture later, But When i use glGenFramebuffers i get this error: 07-30 06:17:27.839: A/libc(1338): ...
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OpenGL ES God Ray Precision error

I have encountered the following (i think) precision error. (missing link need 10 rep) My source of inspiration was: (missing link need 10 rep) On the PC everything works fine, but on android it ...
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How to send dynamic data to a vertex shader OpenGL ES 2 Android

I'm very new to Android development and OpenGL ES 2.0. I have been working through a book called "OpenGL ES 2 for Android A Quick Start Guide" which has been useful, but at times I get a bit lost as ...
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Best approach for level specific textures

TL;DR: Best way to handle level-specific textures without overkilling memory usage and killing performance and keeping things clean in OpenGL for mobile (also lower-end devices) and desktop using ...
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OpenGL - Make two images blend together

I have 2 images that are .png and they mix together, The problem is that one overwrite the other. I know that the draw order matters, but In that case I should redraw the icons 2 times ( there is a ...
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How to debug a GLSL shader? [duplicate]

I cannot find any tutorial in Google and Youtube. I have a C++ program that uses OpenGL ES 2.0 API to render something on the screen. How can I debug my shaders? Any step-by-step guide? What is the ...
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Looking for specific “textured quad” openGL tutorial in c++ [closed]

I'm new to openGL and I've been googling around for the old and simple textured quad tutorial in openGL but I haven't been able to find one that suits my needs. OpenGL3.X compatible OpenGL|ES 2.0 ...
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Moving texture OpenGL ES 2.0

I am trying to implement a sprite of 8 columns and 8 rows in OpenGL ES 2.0 I made appear the first imagen but I cant figure out how to translate the Texture matrix in OpenGL ES 2.0 , the equivalent of ...
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Android Density Independent Pixel Drawables Resource Folder

I'm trying to get to grips with DIP in Android (using Eclipse). I'm writing a little game with OpenGL ES 2.0. Could I get some guidance and tips on what I'm not understanding/doing right. From what I ...
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OpenGL ES 2.0 basic camera issues

I am having issues with the camera, I cant find how to invert the AXIS Now A point is 0,0,0 B point is 1,0,0 C point is 0,0,1 What I want is A point 0,0,0 B point 0,0,1 C point 1,0,0 ...
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Techniques for drawing lines, with mouse, on 3D objects in WebGL or OpenGL?

Can anyone point me to techniques for drawing lines, with the mouse, on 3D objects in WebGL or OpenGL? Here's the effect I'm looking for, using WebGL: http://www.spacegoo.com/cadillac/ I can imagine ...
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OpenGL ES 2.0 2D-Image displaying

I have followed the official OpenGL ES tutorial to create a working OpenGL-environment. I have been able to do anything I wanted to except for displaying 2D-images. To do so I worked through this ...
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OpenGL ES 1.0 to OpenGL ES 2.0, I cant draw a square

I am learning open GL ES 2.0 and I just made 1 easy game for 1.0 I am following tutorials but I cant understand this thing In OpenGL ES 1.0 if I define a square that way: private float[] vertices = ...
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Does anyone know what technique was used in Minecraft to create shadows? [closed]

Specifically I want to know the technique used to render shadows under animals and players. I would like to create shadows like that for my own block game but I don't even know what to google. Any ...
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Should I update VAO when I update a VBO?

My VAO/VBO/IBO work fine on iPad and other devices on Android excepted two (A Samsung galaxy S4 and a Sony Xperia S). A problem is present when I start my application on this devices, every elements ...
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How can I render a simple lattice in LibGDX?

I have searched all over, but I can't find what I think will be a simple answer. I am using Opengl ES 2.0, and LibGDX. I simply want to use GL_LINES primitives to create a lattice structure. I have ...
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Texture loading: Everything at once OR un-/loading the needed assets? [duplicate]

Good evening. We've been developing quite a huge game for android on the basis of AndEngine. So we have a lot of assets to load, especially textures. At the moment everything (sound, textures etc) ...